Dr.-Ing. René von Metzen

Research interests

  • microimplants
  • microsystems engineering
  • encapsulation technology
  • coating technologies

Curriculum vitae

since 2019 - Deputy Head of Department Biomedicine and Material Sciences

2014 - today Group Leader Biomedical Micro and Nano Engineering

2013 - 2014 Staff member at the NMI, Micromedicine and Surface Technology Working Group 

2005 - 2013 Research associate at the Institute of Microsystems Technology (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg, Chair of Biomedical Microtechnology (Prof. Stieglitz)

2012 PhD, title of dissertation: 'Parylene C as a Substrate Material for Micro Implants'.

1997 - 2004 Studies of Electrical Engineering (Technical University Berlin)


Dr.-Ing. René von Metzen

Head of Department Biomedicine and Material Sciences
Electrical engineer
T +49 (0)7121 51530-609
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  • High voltage insulation properties of DLC-Parylene multilayer films for microsurgery instruments
    Banghard M, Hartmann R, Silmy K, Nisch W, von Metzen R, Stett A, Bucher V
    Microelectronic Engineering. 2016 March 5;153: 126-131.